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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Public Public Hearing: SI22-0001, SONTX

The City of Denton Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding a request to rezone approximately 4.4 acres from Mixed Use Neighborhood (MN) District to a Planned Development (PD)...

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Development Notices
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing: DCA22-0002 Subchapter 2 – Administration and Procedures Code Amendments

The City of Denton Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, and consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding amending the Denton Development Code, specifically amendments to Subchapter 2 - Adminis...

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Development Notices
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Public Hearing: RM Squared Denton Tract.; Z21-0017b

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The City of Denton City Council will hold a public hearing and consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas regarding a request to rezone approximately 311.5 acres from Residential Rural (RR) District to Light Industrial (LI) District. T...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Denton Small Business Profile - Chrysalis Clothing Gallery

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Denton Small Business Profile

In economic development, we see small business owners in Denton hustling to make their business into something they can be proud of and share with their families. It's not just a way to express themselves or provide f...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Denton Small Business Profile - Turning Heads Studio

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Denton Small Business Profile

In economic development, we see small business owners in Denton hustling to make their business into something they can be proud of and share with their families. It's not just a way to express themselves or provide f...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Denton Small Business Profile - Trendsetter Beauty Supply

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Denton Small Business Profile

 In economic development, we see small business owners in Denton hustling to make their business into something they can be proud of and share with their families. It's not just a way to ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Denton Small Business Profile The Cookie Crave

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Denton Small Business Profile

In economic development, we see small business owners in Denton hustling to make their business into something they can be proud of and share with their families. It's not just a way to express themselves or provide a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 15, 2021

City of Denton Recognizes Small Business of the Year, Bunch Bikes

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Denton business, Bunch Bikes was named Small Business of the Year by the Denton Economic Development Partnership Board. Bunch Bikes create front load-carrying cargo bikes that give cyclists a wide range of possibilities for whatever they want to take alon...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 15, 2021

City of Denton Recognizes Large Business of the Year, Fisher59

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Wholesale beer distributor, Fisher59, was named Large Business of the Year by the Denton Economic Development Partnership Board. Community contributions, innovation, length of time in community, and partnerships were some of the key contributors in the se...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 15, 2021

City of Denton Recognizes Minority/Women/Veteran Owned Business of The Year, Lashup Browdown

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Denton business, LashUp BrowDown was awarded the inaugural Minority/Women/Veteran Owned Business of the Year from the Denton Economic Development Partnership Board. Voted “Best of Denton” and Top Three Best of Denton County by the Denton-Record Chronicle,...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Meet the 2021 Award Winners

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2021 Mayor-Council Business Awards

City of Denton recognizes local businesses

 

DENTON, TX, [December 8, 2021] –  Each year the Denton Mayor and City Council Members have the honor of recognizing local businesses for their excepti...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2021

2021Mayor-Council Business Awards

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2021 Mayor-Council Business Awards

City of Denton recognizes local businesses

DENTON, TX, [October 27, 2021] –  Each year the Denton Mayor and City Council Members have the honor of recognizing local businesses for their exceptional support of City...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Current Job Opportunities

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Work with the best team in Texas! There are a variety of open positions currently open in the City of Denton. Visit Current Job Opportunities and the Human Resources Page for more information and to see the open opportunities.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

New Audit Released - Wastewater System Operations: Reclamation

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Internal Audit has released a new report covering the adequacy of the City's water reclamation processes, including evaluating if wastewater rates equitably reflect system impact, pretreatment device program monitoring requirements are complied w...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Prescribed Burn at Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center

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On Jan. 27, Denton Parks and Recreation in partnership with the City of Denton Fire Department conducted a prescribed burn on 6.4 acres at the Davis Prairie Loop just north of the Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center, located at 5792 Hartlee Field Rd.

This ...

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Keep Denton Beautiful
Posted on: February 14, 2022

Plastic Film Recycling - We did it!

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Over the past few months, Keep Denton Beautiful collected thin film plastics from residents to recycle and now our community has won a high-performance park bench. Our collections at City facilities has ended. Even though the collection is over, you can s...

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Keep Denton Beautiful
Posted on: January 4, 2022

2022 Eco Resolutions

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As the saying goes, "New year, new me"! Every year we make New Year’s Resolutions such as join the gym, pay off debt, save money, and other similar goals. These are all great resolutions. However, this upcoming year is the perfect time...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Tips for Fall Flowers

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Our resident flower expert Eric is back with more tips to make your flowerbed look amazing all winter long. 

Here in North Texas, fall is in full swing. Nights are getting longer. Leaves on trees are starting to change colors and fall. Gulf Muhly ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

The Importance of Tai Chi

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How Fall Prevention Relates to Tai Chi

Every second of every day, a U.S. adult (age 65+) suffers a fall, making it the leading cause of injury and injury death in this age group. Falling and the fear of falling leads to functional decline, which in turn le...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

5 Ways to Get Outside in Winter

Bike Ride Winter

Yeah, maybe it's a little cold outside, but that's doesn't mean you have to stay inside all the time! Get out and enjoy the crisp winter air, get your cardio up, and you'll be warmer in no time. 

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

2022 Denton Community Survey Now Available Online

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Comprehensive Community-Wide Survey Assists with Planning and Decision Making

Note: This release was updated on 5/24/22 to reflect the closing date is Monday, June 6.

DENTON, TX, May 24, 2022 – The City of Denton is conducting a comprehensive community-wide survey to get resident perspectives about the community a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Memorial Day Operating Hours and Closings

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City Facilities Closed Monday, May 30

DENTON, TX, May 23, 2022 - City of Denton facilities will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of the Memorial Day federal holiday. Please note the following with respect to specific City of Denton services and facilities.

Parks and RecreationDenia Re...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Audit Report Wins National Recognition

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Internal Audit Department Report Awarded Exemplary Knighton Award in the Small Shop Category.

DENTON, TX, April 12, 2022 - A 2021 Exemplary Knighton Award for best performance audit in the Small shop category has been awarded to City of Denton, Internal Audit Department by the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA). The Award will be pres...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Statement Regarding Status of Lawsuits Filed by City of Denton and Office of the Attorney General

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DENTON, TX, Feb 3, 2022 – On March 24, 2022, the City of Denton and the Office of the Attorney General of Texas each filed motions to dismiss their pending lawsuits regarding the mask requirements that were included in the Nineteenth Order of Co...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Denton City Manager Appoints Two (2) New Assistant City Managers

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All Positions on the City of Denton’s Executive Team are Permanently Filled

DENTON, TX, March 14, 2022 ­­– City Manager Sara Hensley has named two internal staff members as full-time Assistant City Managers. Frank Dixon, Interim Assistant City Manager and Chief of Police, and Christine Taylor, Director of Procurement and Strategi...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Statement Regarding Council Direction Related to Attorney General Letter

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On Feb. 17, 2022, the Office of the Attorney General sent a letter stating their position that the City of Denton’s requirement for individuals who work for the City of Denton to wear face masks in all common areas violates Governor Abbotts’ executive ord...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Woman Arrested for Murder

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, May 25, 2022 – The Denton Police Department has arrested a 30-year-old woman for Murder after detectives determined she fatally shot her husband last month.

Officers responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of E. Sherman Drive at 9:5...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Update: Suspect Charged with Murder Following Victim’s Death

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, May 10, 2022 – The Denton Police Department has arrested a 24-year-old male for a Monday night shooting that resulted in his family member’s death.

Officers responded to the 1500 block of Bolivar Street at 8:35 p.m. Monday a...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Monday Shooting Investigation Ongoing

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, May 10, 2022 – The Denton Police Department continues to investigate a Monday night shooting that left one critically injured.

At 8:35 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a residence in the 1500 block of Bolivar Street after a 911 call...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Drowning Victim Found After Search at Clear Creek

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DENTON, TX, April 27, 2022 – The Denton Fire Department (DFD) received a call for a Drowning on Tues., April 26, at 12:44 p.m. in Clear Creek, located inside the Clear Creek Natural Heritage area off Hartlee Field and Collins Roads.

The wife of t...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Second Arrest Made in Injury to a Child Case

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, April 5, 2022 – The Denton Police Department has made a second arrest today in connection to the death of a 7-year-old boy that occurred on April 1. 

As previously released, on April 1, at approximately 7:29 p.m., Denton PD a...

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Posted on: April 2, 2022

Injury to a Child Arrest

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, April 2, 2022 – A 7-year-old with significant signs of injury was declared deceased yesterday, and a man has been arrested in connection to the child’s death. 

On April 1, at approximately 7:29 p.m., Denton PD and D...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Denton PD Investigating Fatality Crash

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DENTON, TX, March 31, 2022 — Denton PD is investigating a single-fatality crash that occurred early this morning after a passenger truck crashed into an 18-wheeler. 

Officers were dispatched to mile marker 467 of I-35E near Nort...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Officers Injured During Arrest of Wanted Sex Offender

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, March 24, 2022 — Two Denton PD Homeless Outreach Team Officers sustained non-life-threatening injuries late this afternoon after they contacted a sex offender with outstanding warrants.

At approximately 3:13 p.m., the Homeles...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2022

March 19 Murder Suspect Arrested

Denton Police Department Media Release

 

DENTON, TX, March 21, 2022 – The Denton Police Department has arrested 17-year-old Anshawn Phiffer in connection to the murder that occurred on Saturday, March 19 in the 1300 block of W. Oak Street. 

On March 19 at approximatel...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2022

Structure Fire with Victim Found During Search

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DENTON, TX, Mar. 6, 2022 – The Denton Fire Department (DFD) received a call for a Structure Fire near the corner of E. Sherman Drive and Wellington today at 1:55 p.m. The house is a single-family dwelling located in the 2300 block of Royal Acres...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Fred Moore High School Student Arrested

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Feb. 25, 2022 – The Denton Police Department has arrested an 18-year-old student at Fred Moore High School after a firearm was found in his backpack on Friday afternoon.

A family member reported to school administration that Marquez R...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Barricaded Person Taken into Custody

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Feb. 22, 2022 – After hours of negotiations with an armed barricaded subject, officers were able to bring 39-year-old Gabriel Temba into custody without incident.

At approximately 8:42 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 21, office...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2022

Suspect Deceased, Hostage Safe Following Officer-Involved Shooting

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 29, 2022 – A hostage is safe, and the Texas Rangers are continuing to investigate a shooting involving a Denton police officer early Saturday morning.

At approximately 1:30 a.m., Denton Public Safety Communications received a cal...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Woman Arrested for Murder of Grandchild

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 24, 2022—Denton Police Department investigators have arrested 57-year-old Angela Downing for Murder after her 3-year-old grandson was declared dead on January 22. 

On Jan. 18, officers were notified by Child Protective S...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Denton Police Investigating School Threats

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 19, 2022 – The Denton Police Department continues to investigate threats against Denton high schools that led to campus lockdowns on Wednesday morning.

At 9:39 a.m., Denton Public Safety Communications received a call threatening...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: January 1, 2022

Denton PD Seeking Community’s Help in Hit-and-Run Crash Investigation

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Jan. 1, 2022 – After a vehicle struck and injured a woman on N. Loop 288 Friday morning, the Denton Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying the suspect who left the scene. 

At 3:35 a.m. Friday, officers were di...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Man Arrested for Murder After Fatal DWI Crash

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Nov. 8, 2021 – The Denton Police Department has arrested a Krum man for Murder after an investigation into a fatal, alcohol-related crash revealed he had multiple Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) convictions.

Investigators determined Damon Brown...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Denton Police Arrest Man for Murder

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Nov. 5, 2021 – The Denton Police Department has arrested 39-year-old Zeniff Rudd for the shooting death of Mindy Tenerias, 26, who was murdered earlier this year.

On March 6, officers were dispatched to a shooting at 12:57 a.m. in the...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Intoxication Manslaughter Investigation Ongoing

Denton Police Department Media Release

DENTON, TX, Oct. 22, 2021 – An intoxication manslaughter investigation is underway following an early morning crash that killed one person.

At 2:17 a.m., Denton police officers were dispatched to a major, two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Jim Christ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Participates in Flood Awareness Week

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The Texas Floodplain Management Association encourages everyone to “Wear Blue Wednesday” to promote flood safety and flood awareness. The City of Denton wants all residents and visitors to remember to “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” when faced with flooding an...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Denton City Council Approves New District Boundaries

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Some Residents May Now be Represented by a New Council Member

December 15, 2021 – On Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, the Denton City Council approved the redistricting of the City’s single-member Council districts. The new district boundaries are based on...

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